I used to sit through 25 minutes of boring local news just to get a five-minute fix of sports. Now I sit in a hotel room, and I think: I can watch non-stop sports on cable! So I turn to ESPN. A couple of guys are playing cards. I turn the channel. A couple of guys (who I think are good athletes) are sitting on a couch. We’re supposed to watch them play videogame football (Maddennation). This is sports?

I turn the TV off and open the laptop. There’s got to be more action on YouTube.

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